Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Friday, 20 May 2022

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Rihanna, A$AP Rocky Welcome Baby Boy

Kim Kardashian Found Out She Passed The Baby Bar At Red Lobster

WHO authorises China’s CanSinoBIO Covid-19 vaccine

Everything We Know About The MI, Joey Akan Situation

Primaries: Don’t stampede political parties, APC chieftain warns INEC

Obasanjo declares ‘mad passion’ for better Nigeria as Utomi shows how to revive economy

Bauchi APC boss assures Tinubu of 100% delegates’ votes

Confusion in Kano APC as Garo faces exit door, Kura joins NNPP

We’ll win if organised, Osinbajo tells Rivers APC

Police arraign two men for alleged destruction of farmland, attempted murder

Police impound 200 motorcycles after clash with Okada riders

Abuja market shut as violence escalates

A’Ibom, Solidaridad to distribute 1,200 oil palm seedlings to farmers

How police arrested 72- year-old native doctor, suspected killers of female inspector

Seven bouts await fans as GOtv Boxing Night returns to Ibadan

No Nigerian athlete can erase my 33-year-old record for now, says Alli

NLNG reiterates commitment to tax obligation, gas supply

FG plans award for MSMEs as clinics impact 600,000 participants

Dangote Cement grosses N413.2 billion revenue in Q1

805 sellers get loan from Jumia as firm unveils sustainability report

Soludo presents N170 billion revised draft budget to state assembly

Power in wrong hand will spell doom, says Tambuwal

I ‘ll make Lagos State work again in 2023, says Oluwo

Residents seek permanent ban on motorcycle operationsin Lekki

Parents tasked on equal attention for male, female child

Cancel planned crusade in Abia, IPOB warns Kumuyi

Troops raid kidnappers den in Akwa Ibom, kill kingpin, recover arms

Stop using NBA for political ambition, lawyers tell Wike

Police arraign two men for alleged destruction of farmland, attempted murder

Police impound 200 motorcycles after clash with Okada riders

Abuja market shut as violence escalates

Supreme Court joins Rivers in suit seeking to rejig Electoral Act

Top Cryptocurrency Exchange Bybit Offers Up to 30% APY on Its New Liquidity Mining Pools

Regulatory authority working to sustain uninterrupted petroleum product supply

Electoral Act Section 84 (12): Supreme Court to hear suit May 26


Rihanna, ASAP Rocky welcome baby boy

BBNaija season six reunion set to air in June

Im running as a qualified Nigerian, not as northern aspirant Lawan

Buhari signs National Health Authority Bill into law

Ex-minister dumps APC for PRP in Cross River

BBNaija season six reunion set to air in June

Presidential primaries: Uncertainty over APC, PDP delegates lists as Buhari delays Electoral Act

Customs building frustrating cargo movement in Apapa CCECC

Shekaraus loyalist resigns as Kano commissioner

Anambra gunmen shun Soludos 60-day peace offer, continue reign of terror

Oil marketers, airlines disagree over local JET-A1 price

Customs reviews depreciation on vehicle duty, begin e-valuation today

Telcos N208bn 4G investment to boost internet speed NCC

29 states lack insurance cover for workers PenCom

Why soldiers connivance with Boko Haram demands urgent actions

Okada ban: Police clash with riders, seize 200 bikes as Lagos vows more raids

Lagos agent breaks bizwomans leg over N30m failed deal

Police arrest native doctor, others over killing of inspector, recover python

Man trafficks wife for prostitution, sells son for N600,000

CAN backs Kumuyis South-East crusade, asks IPOB to embrace peace

FG moves to end ASUU, poly lecturers strikes, begins arrears payment

Insecurity has moved from North-East to North-West, says El-Rufai


NCAA Cautions Pilots, Operators over Hazardous Weather

Experts Move to Adopt New Strategies to Boost Post-COVID-19 Air Transport in Africa

FAO: 18M Nigerians Projected to be Food Insecure Between June and August 2022

Poor Scheduling as Bane of Nigerian Airlines

Digitalising Port Operations for Increased Efficiency, Revenue Generation

Imo PDP Primary: INEC Voids Ad Hoc National List, Approves Statutory…

I’ll Drive the Process of Nigeria’s Restructuring, Says Saraki

Delta Blames IPOB Menace on FG’s Poor Handling of Nnamdi Kanu’s…

FG Urges Traditional, Religious Leaders to Reduce 10.2m Out-of-School Children

US Ranked World’s Most Secretive Financial Jurisdiction for Illegal Money

Alleged Failure in Protecting Judiciary: NBA Replies Wike, Says Remark Inconsiderate,…

Despite June 1 Deadline, Enforcement of Commercial Motorcycles’ Ban Continues, Says Lagos Government

Soludo Presents Revised 2022 Budget to Anambra *Confirms state lawmaker still…

Akeredolu: Our 1999 Constitution Mocks Federalism, Needs Rejigging

Bilateral Relations: Buhari Leads 7-man Team to Meet New UAE President…

Ogun Begins Laying of 5,000 Fibre Optic Cable to Boost Internet…

Naira Weakens to N600/$ at Parallel Market as Politicians Mop Up…

Academics, Cleric, CSOs Seek Reopening of Universities, Kidnap Victims’ Release

Deborah: I’m Disappointed That People Still Kill in Name of God,…

DHQ: Troops Vanquish 42 Terrorists, Arrest 20 Others in North-east

FG Urges Traditional, Religious Leaders to Reduce 10.2m Out-of-School Children


Ghana, S/Leone, others marvel at Nigerias scrabble prowess

Arik Air, Aero Contractors battle for survival

$200bn investments needed to access clean cooking gas by 2030 Sylva

Customs remodels VIN valuation system to capture accidented vehicles, depreciation invalue

Firm spends $3.5m on tractor acquisition in Nigeria, others

Buhari applauds Bauchi Gov for giant infrastructural development

Boko Haram, Ansaru enclaves in Kaduna El-Rufai

Nigeria can overcome security challenges in 2 years with right leader Obasanjo

FG restates commitment to improving health of Nigerians

Buhari departs for UAE on condolence, to meet new president

Sit-at-home: Delta govt advises IPOB to adopt other means of agitation

Soludo presents N170bn revised draft budget, laments N120bn debt

Gunshots rock Rivers APC secretariat over screening

Atiku wants PDP presidential aspirants to work for partys success


Tension as Abuja Council chiefs secure tenure extension, Minister suspends swearing-in

Okada ban: Lagos residents express divergent views

Naira depreciates further, exchanges at N420.33 against the dollar

Average price for 5kg cooking gas increases to N3,800.47 ‘ NBS

Okada ban: Lagos Govt. says June 1 deadline won’t stop enforcement

Akwa Ibom: Army, others raid kidnappers hideout, rescue two kidnap victims

Explosion: HURIWA calls for dismissal of Kano Police Commissioner

Soludo presents N170b revised budget, says he inherited red treasury, pervasive insecurity

Terrorists kidnap 4 female students in Kaduna State

South, Middle Belt youth leaders seek UN intervention over killing of Christians in Nigeria

2023: Benue is for you, APC Chairman assures Amaechi

2023: I’m running as a Nigerian Presidential aspirant, not a northern aspirant ‘ Lawan

EFCC arraigns fake aides of ex-First Lady Patience Jonathan

We didn’t promise accommodation for APC delegates ‘ Osinbajo campaign team

One shot as Rivers APC holds delegate ward congress

2023: Nigeria will soar under my government ‘ Lamido

Edo street residents obstruct okada operations as thunderstorm kills one

Poor remuneration encourages judges to be corrupt ‘ Candide-Johnson, SAN

WHO raises alarm as monkeypox spreads to Italy, Sweden

Okada riders, Police clash over eviction notice in Lagos

Okada ban: Lekki residents seek immediate enforcement

El-Rufai confirms presence of Ansaru terrorists in Kaduna

Protest rocks Abia community over high rate of kidnapping

I’ll complete airport, school projects before leaving office ‘ Fayemi

2023 Presidency: I’ll embrace restructuring, advance creation of state police if elected ‘ Wike

FG: Nigeria loses about 2,800 under-five year olds,110 women of childbearing age daily

Delta govt approves construction of Int’l Conference Centre

Workplace: Stakeholders make case for Nigerians with disabilities

I’ve no apology for being ‘mad’ about Nigeria ‘ Obasanjo


Kidnap Victim Told Us Terrorists Preferred Kaduna Forests To Sambisa ‘ El-Rufai

Court Reaffirms Achida As Sokoto APC Chair

Employment Scam: Worker In Head Of Service Office Bags 7-year Jail Term

Ex-EFCC Chair, Magu,Not Free From Prosecution If Indicted ‘ Federal Govt

No Civil Unrest On Abuja’s Airport Road ‘ Police

Navy Confiscates 6m Litres Of Crude Oil, Arrests 20 Suspects

JUST-IN: Again, Another Top Ganduje’s Commissioner Resigns, Joins NNPP

Thunderstorm Strikes Man To Death, Injures Others In Edo

Agroforestry, Land Use Policy To Address Land Degradation ‘ Minister

1,627 Terrorists Surrender As Troops Rescue 63 Captives, Kill 60 Criminals

FCT Area Councils: Minister Suspends Swearing-in Of Newly Elected Chairmen

Dei-Dei Violence: 4 Dead As FCT Minister Orders Closure Of Abuja Market

World Bank Commits $30bn To Address Global Food Crisis


APC gov aspirant insists on primary election in Jigawa

There was no delegate conference in Kaduna, says APC gubernatorial aspirant

Local stock market halts bearish trade as investors earn N298bn

Agroforestry, land use policy to address land degradation, environmental sustainability ‘ Minister

FIFA names Rwandan lady among six female referees for 2022 World Cup

Lagos to host maiden National Transport Technology Conference

Women abuse statistics brought ‘Chatroom’ movie to life ‘ Peju Ibekwe

President Buhari reappoints Goni as Conservator General of NPS

Rihanna and A$AP Rocky welcome baby boy

59m people displaced within their homelands in 2021 ‘UN

Teenage pilot lands in Kenya amid record-setting flight attempt

US agency opens probe into fatal Tesla vehicle crash that killed three

Europe, US on alert after new monkeypox cases emerge

Delta monarchs counsel governorship aspirants to prune down number ahead of primaries

FCTA demolishes over 30 houses in Trademore Estate Lugbe, over flooding

IPOB: Delta places security agencies on red alert


APC election successful in Lagos

INEC confirms screening of Gombe APC delegates

APC holds mini congress in Zamfara

Pressure on APC governors over tickets for Senators, Reps

Wike: those who formed nPDP don’t deserve PDP ticket

Tambuwal, PDP Reps to Buhari: sign Bill now

A touch of madness needed to rule Nigeria, says Obasanjo

El-Rufai seeks wiping out of communities on Kaduna-Abuja Highway

Saraki woos delegates in Gombe, Taraba

Udom: I will revive economy, restore security

Don’t stampede parties on primaries, says Olawepo-Hashim

Atiku urges PDP presidential aspirants to close ranks for success in 2023


Buhari’s govt says Magu not free from prosecution

IPOB warns Kumuyi over planned crusade in Abia

WHO raises alarm as monkeypox spreads to Italy, Sweden

2023: I’ve not endorsed any candidate ‘ Mbaka

Hypertension killing Nigerian youths silently ‘ LASUTH doctor

Women referees to officiate at men’s World Cup finals for first time

Nigeria to earn $2bn in advertising ‘Lai Mohammed

2023 is about the future of this country and our children’ ‘ Saraki


NRC yet to contact us’, relatives of abducted train passengers tell Buhari

Coalition calls for Arrest of officials responsible for missing documents of Imo PDP delegates

Obasanjo: Nigeria needs leaders with a touch of madness

PDP rejects ‘Tenure Elongation’ of FCT Chairmen, Councillors

IPOB warns Kumuyi against planned crusade in South-East

El-Rufai raises alarm, says Boko Haram, Ansaru members now in Kaduna

Military officers kill B’Haram spiritual leader, terrorists’ commander

Femi Adesina: I will become a farmer after Buhari’s govt

Man traffics wife to Mali for prostitution, sells son for N600,000

Ganduje’s commissioner resigns, ‘defects to NNPP’

Nigeria’s future bleak due to oil-dependent economy — Obaseki

Do you know repainting your car violates the law?

N80bn ‘fraud’: EFCC gets order to detain Accountant-General for more days

Kidnappings: Kaduna mulls relocating communities ‘harbouring informants’

Female students abducted in fresh Kaduna attack

APC urged to give Osinbajo presidential ticket

I’m not running as northern aspirant, but qualified Nigerian – Lawan

Save Kaduna from El-Rufai’s imposition, APC aspirant tells NWC

Why Kwankwaso’s NNPP is growing in Katsina

PDP kicks as FCT minister suspends council chairmen inauguration

Don’t make 2023 elections a mirage, retired AIG warns politicians

Primaries: INEC’s insistence on June 3 deadline illegal – APC chieftain

Nigerians finding Buhari’s administration discomforting – Tambuwal

Fresh crisis in Kano APC as endorsed dep gov’ship aspirant mulls defection

Some politicians are benefiting from insecurity in South East – Umahi

APC primaries: Members in Edo protest substitution of delegates

Drama as Kano Lawmaker returns to APC after few days in NNPP


Depreciation, accidented vehicles now captured in new Customs VIN

Customs seize 4,000 bags of rice, drugs, others worth N6.6bn

Africa winning the argument for gas as transition fuel Osinbajo

Buhari pursues Government-to-Business partnership in UAE

APC female presidential aspirant receives student union delegates, gets backing

2023: Sen. Mark tasks PDP aspirants on rancour free primaries

Party primaries: INEC directs PDP to use only statutory delegates in Imo


Private to public hospitals: How patients cut post-procedure costs

Taliban orders female tv presenters to cover their faces

Poland will help Sweden, Finland if attacked before NATO membership ‘ PM

Why Africa must prioritise economic growth over tackling inflation -IMF

Dangote shops for $750m in push to complete refinery

Banks begin charging taxes on bonds, T-bills as exemption expires

Five things to know to start your Thursday

Seplat-ExxonMobil $1.2bn deal delayed on politics

How to make money from cryptos amid price plunge ‘ Analysts

Nigeria’s fiscal, FX woes set to linger beyond 2022

Nigeria, others need support to curb food insecurity ‘ IMF

Global commodity markets to reshape amid multiple crises ‘ Study

Election funding driving Nigerian naira to new lows


Okada Ban: June 1 Deadline Won’t Stop Enforcement ‘ Lagos Govt

Buhari Signs National Health Authority Bill Into Law, Leaves For UAE

How Buhari Gave Soft Landing To Emefiele, Malami

Why I Want To Succeed Umahi As Ebonyi Governor ‘ Nwonu

NCAA Saves N1.785bn Capital Flight In 18 Months, Domesticates Training

Investment In Medicinal Plants Cultivation Would Lead To Medicine Security ‘ ALPs

2023: How Jonathan Failed To Restructure Nigeria ‘ Tambuwal

Insecurity: IPOB Urges Kumuyi To Cancel Crusade In Abia State

Man Arrested For Human Trafficking, Sale Of 2-Year-Old Child In Ogun


EFCC traces 17 properties linked to suspended Accountant-General of the Federation

PDP kicks as FCT Minister suspends inauguration of Councils chairmen, Councillors

NGO trains 300 FCT indigenes on cultural preservation

FCTA demolishes 30 flood prone structures in Trademore estate

Disrespect for elders among youths: Where did we get it wrong

Buhari appoints Adamu Tutuwa as FIIRO boss


Delta reads riot act to IPOB, approves N5.1bn Conference Centre project

Soludo presents N170bn Supplementary Budget

ASUU Strike: NANS vows to shut down international airports, disrupt party primaries

Magu not free from prosecution if indicted ‘Police Affairs Minister

2023: Nigeria needs ‘mad’ leader ‘Obasanjo

Party Primaries: Govs battle for 2nd term tickets

El-Rufai: Boko Haram, Ansaru terror groups now in Kaduna

Report: CBN sold $1.65bn forex to dealers in January

Ohanaeze replies NEF, says Baba-Ahmed a security threat

External reserves sustain slide, dip to $38.84bn

Prioritising cassava value chain for revenue growth

Rewane: Global inflation poses economic risks to Nigeria

IT: Nigeria lags in $4.4trn global spend

Ecobank bags ‘Excellence in Fintech- Banking Relationships’ award

Seplat effects board changes, appoints Omiyi independent non-executive chair

Economic Recovery: African Speakers seek debt forgiveness


13 months after Niger governor’s alarm: Boko Haram, Ansaru abandon Sambisa for Kaduna forests ‘ El-Rufai

Tension in FCT over area council chairs’ tenure elongation

Dei Dei crisis: Hausa/Fulani in Southeast safe ‘ Leaders, others

2023: Why I’ll send Fintiri into political oblivion, demolish his bridges ‘ Mustapha

Buhari signs National Health Authority Bill into law, 3 million poor Nigerians to enjoy coverage

MTN leads as 27 most capitalised companies make N2.33trn in Q1, 2022

Bulls return as Stock market gains N299bn

Party primaries: Mark assures PDP aspirants of level playing field

Court jails 2 internet fraudsters for N1.3bn fraud in Benin

Nigeria, UK education partnership is about inclusiveness ‘ British delegation

LAUTECH pulls out of ASUU strike, directs staff, students to resume classes

EFCC tasks MDAs on fight against economic crimes

Kaduna 2023: Sha’aban threatens to dump APC over imposition

Buhari welcomes highest Senegal award for Emir of Kano

Official: Former minister, Usani, dumps APC, joins PRP

Customs in Kebbi seizes N27m goods in 14 days

Kaduna APC gubernatorial delegates’ election a charade ‘ Aspirant

Niger guber: I didn’t give N4bn to procure APC ticket ‘ Malagi


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